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Architecture of Spain

06 October 2009

1929 – Ibero-American Exposition – Uruguay Pavilion, Seville, Andalusia, Spain

Architect: Uruguay’s pavilion included displays of its industrial schools, including the Institute of Agronomy and an art gallery filled with paintings and bronze sculptures.

06 October 2009

1929 – Plaza de Espaà±a Exposition Building, Seville, Spain

Architect: Aníbal González The Plaza de Espana was the spectacular centerpiece of the Spanish- American Expo. In 1929 Seville hosted the Ibero-American Exposition and numerous pavilions were constructed for the exhibition in Maria...

07 October 2009

1929 – Teatro Lope de Vega, Seville, Spain

This neo-baroque theatre is named after the famous 16th century Spanish playwright, often called the Spanish Shakespeare, who wrote more than 1,500 plays. Like most of the buildings in this area of the...

09 December 2009

1931 – Las Ventas, Madrid

Las Ventas bull ring is situated in the barrio Guindalera in the district of Salamanca in Madrid. It was inaugurated on the 17th of June, 1931. It has a seating capacity of nearly...

06 October 2009

1940s – Basilica de Macarana, Seville, Spain

This 1940s church, which is home to the most adored religious image in all of Andalucía, the 17th-century Virgen de la Esperanza (Hope) sculpture. Commonly known simply as La Macarena, she is the...

09 December 2009

1956 – Arco de la Victoria, Madrid

The Arco de la Victoria (Arc of Triumph) is the work of architect Arregui and was erected in 1956 to honor the Spanish Army. It was built under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco...

06 October 2009

1992 – Europa Pavilion, Universal Exposition of Seville (Expo ’92)

The European Union, and Nations of the European Union – were all located along the Avenue of Europe, which featured twelve massive white-coloured towers, and a central multi-coloured tower featuring the flags of...

04 December 2009

1992 – Fish, Barcelona

Architect: Frank Gehry For years, Frank Gehry has been concerned with fish imagery. Here, his fish fixation is manifested by a 35 metre x 54 metre fish made of steel lattice. The fish...

04 December 2009

1992 – Hotel Arts, Barcelona

Architect: Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill One of two landmark towers marking the beginning of the Olympic Port area, the Hotel Arts by SOM is 153 metres tall. Like the neighbouring tower, the Hotel...